Thong Kham an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Yok Don National Park elephant camp

Thong Kham
ID Number:Local id Number: 13 - 
Species: Asian elephant (Elephas maximus)
Sex and age:Male ♂ 26 years old
Management:Free contact
Location:Yok Don National Park elephant camp
ArrivalYok Don National Park elephant camp 2008-00-00
from Vietnam Circus Federation
Vietnam Circus Federation 2006-00-00
from Yok Don National Park elephant camp
Yok Don National Park elephant camp
from Yok Don National Park
Yok Don National Park
from Yok Don National Park elephant camp
Yok Don National Park elephant camp 2001-00-00
from Tanh Linh National park
Tanh Linh National park 1999-00-00
from Dong Nai province
Born:* 1994 wild
in Dong Nai province
Capture: 2001,
Document updated2012-04-06: 2006-2008 on circus
Captured by expert team from Malaysia, and relocated to Yok Don National Park. Was too small to be relaesed, and constantly returned to base camp, why it was trained and kept captive since then.

Tusks curved and point forwards/downwards.

Reference list

Koehl, D., (2020). Thong Kham, an Asian elephant (Elephas maximus) at Yok Don National Park elephant camp in Vietnam. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 23 September 2020 at https://www.elephant.se/database2.php?elephant_id=7588. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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